Monthly Archives: May 2016

EPR Planning in Nepal….

Earlier Published in Magazine Issue: Vol.9 No 19, April 22,2016 (Baisakh 10,2073) Background An organization needs to manage risks as part of its core management operation if it aims for a sustainable growth that ensures safety of employees and well-being of … Continue reading

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Bangladesh Rana Plaza collapse: Need for a comprehensive DRM/BCP

(Photo Source: Google) Background Review 24th April 2016, the collapse of Rana Plaza garment factory complex, the deadliest industrial accident in the history of Bangladesh, marked its 3rd anniversary. To commemorate the loss, thousands of survivors, activists, relatives of the … Continue reading

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Disaster Risks in Nepal: Perception Review

(Photo Source: Google) Prior to the Gorkha Earthquake 2015, National Society for Earthquake Technology-Nepal (NSET), under the Public-Private Partnership for Earthquake Risk Management (3PERM) program sponsored by the USAID/OFDA, conducted multiple earthquake risk perception surveys of various private-sector stakeholders in … Continue reading

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(Part 3 of 3) Impact on construction sector businesses in Nepal due to the Gorkha Earthquake 2015 and its potential implications on reconstruction

(Photo Source: Google) (Project Submission Date: 15th December, 2015) CHAPTER III: RESULTS (Contd.) Results from telephone survey A telephone survey was conducted for altogether 37 construction sector industries as well as professional associations including brick, cement, reinforcement steel bar, CGI … Continue reading

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(Part 2 of 3) Impact on construction sector businesses in Nepal due to the Gorkha Earthquake 2015 and its potential implications on reconstruction

(Photo Source: Google) (Project Submission Date: 15th December, 2015) CHAPTER III: RESULTS (Contd.) Brick Industries After the Gorkha Earthquake, there were 2 recorded fatalities and 6 injuries in brick factories all over the nation. Extensive major and minor damages to … Continue reading

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